Thursday 29 November 2018
Geological Society, Burlington House, London
A joint meeting of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) and the Hydrogeological Group of the Geological Society, including the 2018 Ineson Lecture.
Registration details for the Ineson meeting 2018 are now available.
For the first time this year, registration and payment can be done online via the Hydro Group of the GeolSoc. Please note that you must pre-register online this year – unlike previous years, there will be no registration on the door.
The 2018 Ineson lecturer will be Dr Pauline Smedley, principal hydrogeochemist at the British Geological Survey. Dr Smedley’s research interests include:
- Potential environmental impacts of shale-gas development in the UK
- Processes controlling mobilisation and transport of trace elements of health concern in groundwaters (arsenic, fluoride, molybdenum, uranium, nickel)
- The baseline chemistry of groundwaters
- Water quality and impacts in developing countries
- Inorganic chemistry of bottled water
The Ineson lecture will be accompanied by a series of supporting speakers on the theme of hydrochemistry and human health in the UK and internationally, including:
- Dr Mohammad Hoque, University of Portsmouth & Dr Adrian Butler, Imperial College
- Marianne Stuart, British Geological Survey
- Prof John Tellam & Michael Riley, University of Birmingham
- Prof David Polya, University of Manchester
- Peter Ravenscroft, National Hydrology Project, India
The meeting will also include presentation of the IAH British Chapter John Day Bursary, the Geological Society Hydrogeology Group Whitaker Medal and the IAH Applied Hydrogeology Award, and a post-meeting drinks reception.
Posters on the theme of hydrochemistry and human health are welcome – if you would like to submit a poster please email Richard Cheal.
See the draft programme, with abstracts.